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University Senate Agendas

All meetings are from 3:00 - 5:00 pm in the Auditorium of William T. Young Library unless otherwise noted.

Next Meeting: Monday, May 4, 2009


Monday, May 4, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements
  2. Memorial Resolution for Russ Williams (PDF)
  3. Proposed New Degree Program: PhD Epidemiology and Biostatistics (PDF)
  4. Proposed New Degree Program: MS Epidemiology (PDF)
  5. Proposed New Degree Program: MS/PhD Reproductive Sciences (PDF)
  6. New Degree Program: MS Clinical Research Design (PDF)
  7. Proposed Change to BS Nursing (RN to BSN Option) (PDF)
  8. Proposed Change to BA/BS Telecommunications (PDF)
  9. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Maternal and Child Health (PDF)
  10. 2009 - 2010 Winter Intersession Calendar (PDF)
  11. Proposal to Change Foreign Language Requirement (second reading and vote) (PDF)
  12. Curricular Teams' Course Templates (second reading and vote) (PDF)
    • Appendices (PDF)
  13. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1 (Combined Version) (for endorsement) (PDF)
  14. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations II-7.0-1 (3:14, "Faculty Practice Plans") (informational presentation) (PDF)
  15. Provost's State of Academic Affairs Address

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, April 13, 2009

  1. Minutes from March 9 and Announcements
    • Announcement Regarding May Senate Agenda Items:
      • Proposed Change to Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1, Parts I-III (input only - possible endorsement) (PDF)
      • Proposed Change to Administrative Regulations 3:14 (II-7.0-1) ("Faculty Practice Plans") (input only - possible endorsement) (PDF)
  2. KCTCS December 2008 Candidates for Credentials
  3. UK May 2009 Degree List
  4. UK August 2009 Degree List
  5. Proposed New Department: Gender and Women's Studies (PDF)
  6. Proposed Change to Graduation Standards: BS Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles (PDF)
  7. Proposed Suspension of Minor in Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles (PDF)
  8. New University Studies Program: BS Mining Engineering and MS Mining Engineering (PDF)
  9. New Graduate Certificate: Clinical and Translational Science (PDF)
  10. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 5.2.4.6 ("Dead Week") from Student Government Association (PDF)
  11. Proposal to Change Foreign Language Requirement (first reading) (PDF)
  12. Curricular Teams (first reading) (PDF of Curricular Templates) (PDF of Appendices)
    • Overview
    • State of Academic Resources - Provost Subbaswamy
    • Presentation on Individual Curricular Teams (1 - 10)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, March 9, 2009

  1. Minutes from February 9 and Announcements
  2. Memorial Resolution for College of Design Professor Stephen Deger (presented by Professor Bruce Swetnam) (PDF)
  3. Annual State of the Library Address - Libraries Dean Carol Diedrichs
  4. New Graduate Certificate: Global Health (PDF)
  5. New Bachelor of Arts Degree: Gender and Women's Studies (PDF)
  6. Update on Curricular Teams (PDF)
  7. Revisiting the New Distance Learning Form (PDF)
    • Newly Revised Course Change Form (PDF)
  8. New Graduate Certificate: Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (PDF)
  9. Change to College of Engineering Probation and Suspension Rules (PDF)
  10. Informational Presentation on UK's Advising Network
  11. Proposed Resolution Regarding Tenure and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF).


Monday, February 9, 2009

  1. Minutes from December 8 and Announcements
  2. Program Deletion - Minor in Quantitative Financial Analysis (PDF)
  3. New Graduate Certificate in Distance Education (PDF)
  4. New Dual Degree Program: PharmD and Masters of Public Health (PDF)
  5. Informational Presentation on Coldstream Research Campus - Len Heller, Vice President for Commercialization and Economic Development
  6. New Distance Learning Form (DOC) (DOCX)
  7. New University Senate Syllabi Guidelines (PDF)
  8. New University Scholars Program: BS Hospitality Management and Tourism & MS Hospitality and Dietetics Administration (PDF)
  9. New University Scholars Program: BS Dietetics & MS Hospitality and Dietetics Administration (PDF)
  10. 2009 Honorary Degree Nominees
  11. December 2008 List of BCTC Candidates for Credentials
  12. Update on Curricular Teams

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, December 8, 2008

  1. Minutes from November 10 and Announcements
  2. Academic Calendars
    • 2009 - 2010 Calendar (PDF)
    • 2011 - 2012 Tentative Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Dentistry Calendar (PDF)
    • 2011 - 2012 Tentative Dentistry Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Law Calendar (PDF)
    • 2011 - 2012 Tentative Law Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Medicine Calendar (PDF)
    • 2011 - 2012 Tentative Medicine Calendar (PDF)
  3. Proposed Name Change: Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology (PDF)
  4. Proposed Name Change: Department of Diagnostic Radiology (PDF)
  5. New University Scholars Program: BS Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering and MS Biomedical Engineering (PDF)
  6. Expand University Scholars Program to Doctoral Students (PDF)
  7. New Program: BS Equine Management and Science (PDF)
  8. Motion from Senate Council to Suspend the Rules (PDF)
  9. Gen Ed Curriculum Discussion - Learning Outcomes (second reading and vote) (PDF)
    • Received Concerns (PDF)


Monday, November 10, 2008

  1. Minutes from October 13 and Announcements
  2. Big Blue Crush Presentation - Kentucky Blood Center
  3. UK December 2008 Degree List
  4. Proposal for Nursing Early Provisional Admission (PDF)
  5. Proposal to Change Business and Economics College Standards (PDF)
  6. Proposed New Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center (PDF)
  7. Gen Ed Curriculum Discussion - Learning Outcomes (first reading) (PDF)

Monday, October 13, 2008

  1. Minutes from September 8 and Announcements
  2. UK Internationalization Task Force
  3. Ombud Report 2007 - 2008 Year (PDF)
  4. September 2008 KCTCS Candidates for Credentials
  5. Informational Presentation - University Press of Kentucky Director Steve Wrinn
  6. Proposed Rule Change: Senate Rules 1.3.1.2.A.3 (Senate Council elections) (PDF)
  7. Proposed Rule Change: Senate Rules 1.5.2 ("Election: Two Voting University System Faculty Members, Board of Trustees") (PDF)
  8. Proposed Rule Change: Senate Rules 1.4.3.2 ("Senate's Retroactive Withdrawal Appeals Committee (SRWAC)") (PDF)
  9. United Way - College of Engineering Dean Thomas Lester

Monday, September 8, 2008

  1. State of the University Address - University Senate Chair Lee T. Todd, Jr.
  2. Minutes from April 14 and May 5 and Announcements
  3. General Education Reform Update - Susan Carvalho, Convener, General Education Reform Steering Committee
  4. June 2008 BCTC Candidates for Credentials
  5. UK August 2008 Degree List
  6. Health Care Colleges Student Professional Behavior Code (second reading) (PDF)
    • Synopsis of Summer Changes (PDF)